ICD-10-CM Code L98.2
Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L98.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L982 is used to code Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis
Sweet's syndrome (SS), or acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis is a skin disease characterized by the sudden onset of fever, an elevated white blood cell count, and tender, red, well-demarcated papules and plaques that show dense infiltrates by neutrophil granulocytes on histologic examination.
|ICD 9 Code:||695.89|
"Sweet's syndrome lesions with the classical form of the dermatosis. (a) Five centimeter pseudovesicular erythematous plaque on the shoulder (b) One centimeter nodular lesion on the arm (c) Erythematous, pseudovesicular plaques of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis on the hand"
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Sweet's disease due to drug (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.2 - Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L98.2 and a single ICD9 code, 695.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.